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Seeking a better life: from London to Somalia

Faisal Kiber used to be an estate agent in Wembley, now he is a camel herder: “Over there, I worried about the letters, council tax, electricity bills, water bills. [In London] you worry about daily lifeā€¦ here no one is …

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Life in chains: the plight of Somalia’s mentally ill

Living in a tin shack by the roadside, Abdullahi is isolated, barely washed and poorly fed. For the last 17 years he has been chained up by his own family in Hargeisa, Somaliland. He spends most of his days watching …

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British Somalis going back for a future

Hassan, a 20-year-old man from Sheffield, is enjoying life in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Back in the UK he faced so many challenges. His family was always worried about him getting into trouble and ending up in jail – or dead. Sitting …

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